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Natural Resource Commission to meet via teleconference Feb. 8

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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet via teleconference at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 8. The teleconference will originate from the Wallace State Office Building, fourth-floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.

The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Marcus Branstad, Phyllis Reimer, Tom Prickett and Laura Hommel.  The director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

Any person attending the public meeting and has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.

The following is the agenda for the Feb. 8 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
  • *Brushy Creek Trails Advisory Board Appointments
  • *Management Agreement – Lake Cornelia State Park, Wright County Conservation Board
  • *Easement Conveyance – Hoover Nature Trail Wildlife Management Area, Des Moines County
  • Approve Minutes of Jan. 17 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Honey Creek Resort State Park Update
  • Donations
  • *Brushy Creek Trails Advisory Board Appointments
  • Contract with Iowa State University
  • Chapter 23 – Wildlife Habitat Promotion with Local Entities Program Grant Recommendations
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
  • Pilot Knob Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Winnebago County – Hanna
  • Botna Bottoms WMA, Fremont County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
  • West Fork WMA, Palo Alto County – INHF
  • Sweet Marsh WMA, Bremer County – Beaver Hawk Farms
  • Public Land Management Projects
  • *Management Agreement- Lake Cornelia State Park, Wright County Conservation Board
  • *Easement Conveyance – Hoover Nature Trail WMA, Des Moines County
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
  • Roads and Campground Renovation – Marble Beach State Recreation Area, Dickinson County 
  • General Discussion
  • Next Meeting, March 8, in Des Moines

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